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William Silk

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Silk
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Porter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. - NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 11th February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database:
William Silk, age 19, per Dorothy, 1820; Tried at Cork City, 1820, Life. Native of Cork, trade- porter.

Colonial Secretary Index:
SILK, William. Per “Dorothy”, 1820

1823 Apr 4; 1824 Oct 11 - On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D pp.113, 118)

1824 May 6 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Prisoners Barracks, Sydney (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.255)

1824 Aug - Re permission to marry in the Roman Catholic Church (Reel 6064, 4/1789 p.112; Reel 6013, 4/3512 p.293)

1824 Nov 23 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; assigned to his wife Catherine Crampton (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.269)

Dianne Jones on 19th June, 2020 wrote:

CRIME: Convicted and given life for burglary and robbery (in Cork City Court), Lent 1820 (see NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849).

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Silk, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occ

Dianne Jones on 19th June, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. - NSW, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls… 1790-1849 (prev. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index.), crime

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